Twins To Sign Ryan O’Rourke

Twins To Sign Ryan O’Rourke The Twins have struck a minors deal with lefty Ryan O’Rourke, according to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN (via Twitter). He had been with the Minnesota organization from 2010 through 2016. O’Rourke appeared briefly in the majors earlier this year with the Mets, marking his first showing since the ’16…

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Yandy Diaz Suffers Setback

Yandy Diaz Suffers Setback Rays infielder Yandy Diaz has suffered a setback in his attempt to rehab back from a foot injury, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports (Twitter link). He’s expected to be shut down for six to eight weeks before resuming baseball activities. Given the timing, it’s hard to imagine that…

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Reds Designate David Hernandez

Reds Designate David Hernandez The Reds have designated veteran hurler David Hernandez, per a club announcement (h/t MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon, on Twitter). He’ll be replaced on the active roster by fellow righty reliever Sal Romano. More to come … Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/08/reds-designate-david-hernandez.html

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Willie Collazo Named FIU Baseball Pitching Coach

Willie Collazo Named FIU Baseball Pitching Coach MIAMI (August 9, 2019) – With fall ball on the horizon for FIU, Head Coach Mervyl Melendez… Visit College Baseball Daily for the Full Story Source: http://www.collegebaseballdaily.com/2019/08/09/willie-collazo-named-fiu-baseball-pitching-coach/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+CollegeBaseballDaily+%28College+Baseball+Daily%29

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Dodgers Acquire Jose Lobaton From Mariners

Dodgers Acquire Jose Lobaton From Mariners The Dodgers and Mariners have announced a deal in which veteran backstop Jose Lobaton will head to the Los Angeles organization. Cash considerations will head the other way in the swap. Lobaton, 34, had been playing with the top Seattle affiliate on a minors deal. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/08/dodgers-acquire-jose-lobaton-from-mariners.html

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